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Posts tagged as “Donald Trump”

The 10 Biggest Late-Night Sagas of 2018

All of art is supposed to hold a mirror up to society, but late-night television might be the most mirrorlike art form there is. If you want to understand an era, watch its late night. We are living in a disaster movie, and as is the ...

Donald Trump Is Back on His SNL ********

It’s been awhile since our POTUS fired up ye olde Twitter and flung some insults to his old stomping grounds at SNL, but it’s December, he’s probably feeling a bit mushy, so what do we have to parse through this afternoon, readers? [P...

SNL Gives Us the Gift of a President Trump-Less World

Happy holidays from the maestros at SNL, who, for a glorious eight minutes and 55 seconds, put something under the tree we actually wanted: The fleeting feeling that Donald Trump never became President. And what a glorious parallel un...

Ask SNL and We Shall Receive: What If the Trumps Were Black?

The prosecution’s closing in. Legal papers are being dotted and crossed. Impeachment is evident. But it turns out even if Darius Trump isn’t a 72 year-old white dude with terrible hair from Queens, the FBI is still going to descend up...

In Fiction, It Was the Year of the Woman

In 2014, about a million readers sobbed **** tears over Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See. The following year, everyone (really, 11 million everyones) took in the drunken hijinks of Paula Hawkins’s titular ******* the train....